oh dark thirty

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Some unspecified hour in the early morning.

Etymology:

  • From U.S. military terminology, in which hours before 10:00 am are prefixed with a zero, read as "oh", as in 0530, oh five-thirty, for 5:30 am.
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I had to get up at oh dark thirty to catch a plane.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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